16,000 People in L.A. Now Live in Cars, Vans and RVs | WHAT REALLY HAPPENED


16,000 People in L.A. Now Live in Cars, Vans and RVs

Lot operators also would be required offer on-site case management and other services. And all of it must be done for less than $30 per car, per night — and ideally, less than $20, according to the homeless authority’s plan.

“The higher of the two funding levels is relatively similar to what we pay for a shelter bed,” said Heidi Marston, the authority’s chief program officer.

But a shelter bed sleeps one person, providers point out, while a car, van or RV often rolls up with a family in tow.

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